Wednesday, September 22, 2010

My Life List: Part 1

I've seen a lot of "life lists" on the internet and I want in. Here is Part 1 of my Life List:

1. See inside of a UPS truck.
2. Write a post with the word "halcyon" in the title.
3. Have all the famous people I've ever mentioned in my blog read it and respond and become my friend, even if I hate them.
4. Hug a woman unselfconsciously.
5. Go to Ireland, get divorced, and leave the church--set my family back 150 years in one fell swoop! Well, I probably won't really. But I could, and the power is intoxicating.
6. Have Prince write me a hit song.
7. Slow dance with Robert Plant, platonically.
8. Find out that Robert Plant is my father. (I hope. I hope.)
9. Have a dog I love that obeys me.
10. Sing on key.
11. Be completely engrossed in Sunday School for a whole hour.
12. Invent something even better than television.
13. Eat locally.
14.Watch every episode of the BBC's All Creatures Great and Small series.
15. Win a Give Away
16.Own a king size bed.
17. Get 220 followers on Twitter.
18. Eat every meal out for a day.
19. Buy someone's love.
20. Attend Comic-Con.
21. Avoid being buried alive.
22. See a play.
23. Lose a pound a week for 80 weeks, gain 2 pounds at Christmas every Christmas until I die. 
24. Cook a turkey.
25. Write a life list.

I can already tell that writing these down is moving me in the direction to make them happen. I believe in possibility. Further installments to come! There will be 100 things on my life list.

18 comments:

  1. I love your life list. You have inspired me. I shall begin to assemble my own list. It will not include Comic-con or Robert Plant. But your trip to Ireland does not sound boring.

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  2. Yeah, I want see the inside of a UPS truck too. Tell you what. I'll ship something to you, you slip out the back while your kids sign for it and you sneak in and get pics.

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  3. Excellent life list, ambitious with a touch of whimsy.

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  4. Do you just want to see the inside of a UPS truck or actually go inside.

    And a King sized bed??? You guys sleep in twins don't you?

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  5. Oh, number 11. Is it even possible?

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  6. Don't tell your bishop you want to be totally engrossed in sunday school- he'll call you to teach it!

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  7. Robert Millet teaches our SS, it is the first time in four children that I have not wanted my baby to cry during SS. (RS however is completely fair game.)

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  8. My husband is a UPS man. The inside of a UPS truck isn't really that exciting. (Except for the ceiling is kind of neat.) I bet your UPS man would let you look though.

    Thanks for always making me smile and, quite frequently, laugh right out loud!

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  9. 26. Find out who put the bomp in the bomp, bomp, bomp.
    27. Every day I read the book.
    28. Decipher the intricacies of the word "halcyon".
    29. Go to a KC & the Sunshine Band concert with Kacy while Casey Kasem does the introductions.
    30. Lather, rinse and repeat.

    And Prince, if you're listening...

    "It seems that I was busy doin’ somethin’ close 2 nothin’
    But different than the day before
    That's when I saw her blog, ooh, I saw her
    She wrote in through the out door, out door

    She wore a raspberry beret
    The kind U’d find in a second hand store
    Raspberry beret
    If it was warm, she wouldn't blog much more
    Raspberry beret
    I think I love her"

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  10. I'm glad to see that another person has attend comic-con on their list!

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  11. Thanks to you and Robert Plant, I just had my first "spit take".

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  12. I think I had something to do with #18 and #22. I don't want to take all of the credit, but I do want to take some. Also, I'm interested in helping you with #4 & #13, (and #19 if you're offering. But it's not a deal-breaker.)

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  13. #22, YOU'RE WELCOME!

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  14. I'm a confirmed list-maker - but I've never been able to figure out the "life list" that is so blog-popular.

    Maybe it's just too late!!

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  15. Seriously, you don't own a king sized bed? Berkeley has one for heaven's sake!

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  17. Getting a *different* king-sized bed is on my list. You know you need a new bed when you get back from vacation and people say, "Isn't it nice to be back in your own bed?" and you think, "No, I want to go back to the hotel's bed."

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